[PATCH] vmcore-dmesg: vmcore-dmesg: Make it work with new structured logging format

Simon Horman horms at verge.net.au
Wed Aug 1 01:08:27 EDT 2012

On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 01:32:48PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> Now kernel has made kernel logging structured and exsisting vmcore-dmesg
> does not work with this new format. Hence kernel version 3.5 is broken. In
> 3.6 now a kernel patch has been put which exports relevant fields. This
> patch parses those fields and makes vmcore-dmesg work with new logging
> format.
> Currently it does not display log levels or dictionary. I personally think
> that log levels are not very useful and it also requires additional kernel
> patches so that log levels are not bitfields and relevant information is
> exported to user space properly.
> Concept of dictionary is new and relevant information is exported. One can
> possibly enahnce vmcore-dmesg to also print dictionary contents based on
> a user command line option.
> Signed-off-by: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal at redhat.com>

Thanks, applied.

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